Cycling Cowra and Canowindra

Exceptional Cycling Cowra and Canowindra

Come and absorb the beauty, history and captivating sites that make Cowra and Canowindra one of the Lachlan Valley's  most fascinating and culturally unique locations.

Cowra has well developed cycle paths that offers amazing day cycling around the town to visit many scenic and historical sites and historical stories; Flight Under Traffic Bridge,  Japanese GardenPOW CampPeace BellFirst People MuralsLachlan RiverLachlan Valley Railway and the stunning views from Bellevue Hill Lookout , River ParkEuropa ParkQuiet gravel laneways that offer quiet country cycling for you to enjoy the nature experience.

The historical Canowindra main street looks like you have stepped back in time. Canowindra has many boutiques clothing stores, coffee Cafes and beautiful pubs. The town was held to ransom for three days by Bushrangers Ben Hall and his gang, then settled up the bill and left. The Age of Fishes Museum show cases some of the Fossils that have come out of the largest fossil find in the southern Hemisphere in Canowindra.

Visit the majestic Weddin Range near Grenfell

Feel the wind in your hair, the fresh air in your lungs and savour the best of the great outdoors, as you take gravelled country lanes and the roads less travelled to reach beautiful destinations such as Koorawatha, many picturesque parks and Fairleigh’s Beach.

Lachlan Valley, Cowra, NSW

Year Round

Around Cowra - Bike Paths, Gravel Roads

Easy Fun - 52km -50% Gravel

With Coffee Stop - Rose Garden Cafe

Take in all the sights, sounds, smells and atmosphere of a self guided Bike ecotour which showcases the history and some of the most picturesque scenery of Cowra.  Cycle along less travelled quiet roads and tree covered gravel lanes  you’ll really feel immersed in the countryside and enjoy all of the beautiful discoveries that Cowra has to offer

Lachlan Valley, Cowra, NSW

Year Round

62km Cycling - 56% Gravel


Immerse yourself in the beautiful natural and rural landscape of the Lachlan Valley. Enjoyable cycling fun along gravel roads and all about enjoying the moment as you cycle.

Cowra, NSW

Year Round

Out and Back - 22km - 48% Gravel


Breathe in the country air and relish at the beautiful scenery and ambience of the region and enjoy a relaxing cycle and welcoming insight into one of Cowra gems. Take a light picnic lunch and relax at Farleigh's Beach. The route out and back is the same.

Cowra, NSW

Year Round

Loop - 86km  - 64% gravel


Feel the local heartbeat of the region as you cycle the gravel roads to Koorawatha and visit the friendly hotel for lunch or stop there for the evening and enjoy watching the sunset from the balcony of the hotel. Koorawatha Hotel

The name Koorawatha is derived from the Wiradjuri dialect meaning "place of Pine Trees".

Gravel route, be prepared for water crossing at ford Bang Bang Creek Koorawatha

Cowra, NSW

Year Round

32 km - 40% Gravel


Cycle around Cowra to warm up onwards at a relaxed pace along Darby Falls Rd  to join a loop around scenic gravel roads.

Cowra, NSW

Year Round

Out and Back - 52km - 63% Gravel


Breathe in the country air and relish at the beautiful scenery and ambience of the region and enjoy a relaxing cycle to Billimari.

Explore the beautiful farmland and landscapes of Canowindra and beyond…


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Acknowledgement of Country

Central West Tours acknowledge the generations of the local Aboriginal people of the Wiradjuri people who have lived and derived their physical and spiritual needs from the forests, rivers, lakes and streams of Central West Region as the traditional owners and custodians of these lands.

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The Lachlan Valley Trails and Central West cycle region has been developed by Central West Tours.  Cyclist who choose to self guide the LVCT or do other regional cycle routes shown on this site do so at their own risk and should take all reasonable steps to review road, weather and seasonal farming conditions before and during their Lachlan Valley adventure.

It is suggested that those undertaking the routes download the  NSW Emergency+ for iPhone and Android smartphones.

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